UPDATE - REOPENED: LA 157 at Cypress Bayou Relief, Webster Parish
Tuesday, February 06, 2024 at 1:32:03 PM

UPDATE - REOPENED: LA 157 at Cypress Bayou Relief, Webster Parish

(UPDATE 2/6/2024): This work is complete and this bridge has been REOPENED. We appreciate your patience while these repairs were underway.

Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, January 29, 2024, the LA 157 bridge over Cypress Bayou Relief in north Webster Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to be in place for approximately 10 days, and is necessary to allow crews to perform pile driving repairs.

This bridge is located approximately 6.5 miles east of US 371, between Cullen and Shongaloo. (see included map)

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles will need to detour.

Alternate Route: Traffic will be detoured via LA 2.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Safety reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402

Map indicates location of bridge closure on LA 157 at Cypress Bayou Relief in north Webster Parish.